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The hometown Osoyoos Coyotes rallied to edge the North Okanagan Knights 6-5 in KIJHL action Sunday, Nov. 27. (Jen Jensen Photography)

Osoyoos Coyotes take bite out of North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL - Hometown Coyotes rally in third period for 6-5 decision

The North Okanagan Knights (dark jersey) had their five-game KIJHL win streak snapped by the team with the league’s most victoriess, the Princeton Posse (light jersey), Saturday, Nov. 26, in Princeton. (Black Press - file photo)

Princeton Posse round-up victory over North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL - Posse score last five goals to post 7-2 victory

The two-time defending champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers (bottom, right) meet the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL’s Grey Cup championship for the first time since 1950 today, Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. Pacific in Regina. (Black Press)

Bombers favoured by six on Grey Cup Sunday

Winnipeg seeks third straight CFL title, taking on Toronto Argonauts, who last won Cup in 2017

Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)

Okanagan skier becomes 1st Western Canadian in 7 years to make slopestyle team

Alec Henderson is currently competing for Canada at a World Cup event in Austria

Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)
A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles rally, treat fans to win over Princeton

Eagles down 2-0 to Posse in KIJHL play at Sicamous Rec Centre, charge back for 3-2 victory

A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)
BCHL

BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

BCHL
The inaugural all-girls four-on-four hockey tournament at Memorial Arena ran from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

‘Start of a new tradition’: Penticton hosts its first-ever all-girls hockey tournament

‘It’s about getting more girls to know each other and to get more girls playing,’ said Paul Parkinson

The inaugural all-girls four-on-four hockey tournament at Memorial Arena ran from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)

Golfers tee up for kids throughout the Okanagan

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton events support BGC

BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)
The City of Penticton has reached a deal with the Penticton Vees to play at the South Okanagan Events Centre for another six years. (Submitted)

Penticton Vees sign 6 year deal with city

The Vees are the major tenant of the South Okanagan Events Centre

The City of Penticton has reached a deal with the Penticton Vees to play at the South Okanagan Events Centre for another six years. (Submitted)
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
Robert Gabert, left, and Brad Edwards of the Penticton Lawn Bowling Club celebrate their championship win in Kamloops on June 26. (Contributed)

Penticton lawn bowling duo crowned 2022 champions of B.C.’s Interior

Robert Gabert and Brad Edwards won a two-day tournament in Kamloops last month

Robert Gabert, left, and Brad Edwards of the Penticton Lawn Bowling Club celebrate their championship win in Kamloops on June 26. (Contributed)
The 2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship at the Kimberley Curling Club. (Paul Rodgers photo)

Penticton selected as host for 2023 B.C. Mixed Curling Championships

The tournament will be played from Feb. 28 to March 5, 2023

The 2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship at the Kimberley Curling Club. (Paul Rodgers photo)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
BCHL

BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

BCHL
Penticton’s Lake City Basketball U16 team. Back row from left to right- Hayden Scanlon, Chasen Hall, Brix Corday, Carter O’Neil, Caleb Dykstra, Troy Isaacs. Front row from left to right- Chris Terris (coach), Peter Kunka, Dezi Ducheck, Jack Campbell, Jaiveer Dhillon, Saxon Connor-Garrity, Tyler Peters (coach). Missing Eli Dewar. (Photo- Lake City Basketball)

Penticton youth basketball teams shine on provincial stage in Kelowna

Local U13, U16, U17 teams will be in Langley this month for a provincial tournament

Penticton’s Lake City Basketball U16 team. Back row from left to right- Hayden Scanlon, Chasen Hall, Brix Corday, Carter O’Neil, Caleb Dykstra, Troy Isaacs. Front row from left to right- Chris Terris (coach), Peter Kunka, Dezi Ducheck, Jack Campbell, Jaiveer Dhillon, Saxon Connor-Garrity, Tyler Peters (coach). Missing Eli Dewar. (Photo- Lake City Basketball)
Expedition Canada 2022 is coming the Okanagan on June 5. (Photo- Expedition Canada)

VIDEO: World’s biggest adventure race starts in Kelowna and ends in Penticton

The non-stop 500 km course will see world competitors traverse Okanagan terrain and water

Expedition Canada 2022 is coming the Okanagan on June 5. (Photo- Expedition Canada)
Penticton resident Diane Nielsen (third to right) was inducted into the Skate Canada British Columbia/Yukon Hall of Fame on April 30. (Photo- Skate Canada, BC/YK Section)

Penticton resident left speechless after Skate Canada B.C. Hall of Fame induction

Diane Nielsen was inducted into the builder category after 50 years of serving the community

Penticton resident Diane Nielsen (third to right) was inducted into the Skate Canada British Columbia/Yukon Hall of Fame on April 30. (Photo- Skate Canada, BC/YK Section)
Vernon Tigers forward Tyler Plante (5) beats Princeton Raiders goalie Trenton Manossa-Gabriel during Vernon’s 10-7 Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League victory Sunday, May 8, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Vernon Tigers sneak past expansion Princeton Rangers

Cats capture Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse loop home opener with 10-7 victory at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Tigers forward Tyler Plante (5) beats Princeton Raiders goalie Trenton Manossa-Gabriel during Vernon’s 10-7 Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League victory Sunday, May 8, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
The Penticton swept the West Kelowna Warriors in the Interior Conference Finals, booking their ticket to the Fred Page Cup Finals in the process. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees Fred Page Cup Finals schedule released, tickets on sale May 6

The Vees will battle the Nanaimo Clippers in Game No. 1 of the fourth-round hockey series on May 13

The Penticton swept the West Kelowna Warriors in the Interior Conference Finals, booking their ticket to the Fred Page Cup Finals in the process. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Armstrong’s DJ Crowe (left) celebrates his first-ever hole-in-one on the 7th hole at the Overlander Golf and Events Centre Saturday, April 16. His dad, Jesse – Overlander’s director of golf – filmed the historic ace. (Instagram photos)

VIDEO: Armstrong golf pro records son’s first-ever ace

DJ Crowe puts it in the hole at Overlander’s Par-3 7th hole from 125 yards out with dad Jesse filming the tee shot

Armstrong’s DJ Crowe (left) celebrates his first-ever hole-in-one on the 7th hole at the Overlander Golf and Events Centre Saturday, April 16. His dad, Jesse – Overlander’s director of golf – filmed the historic ace. (Instagram photos)